Overview

Indicates a research-demonstrated benefit

Overview

Students use electronic devices to answer questions and instructors collect and display responses, facilitating student engagement and collaboration.

Level Designed for: High School, Intro College Calculus-based, Intro College Algebra-based, Intro College Conceptual
Can be adapted for: Any
Setting Designed for: Lecture - Large (30+ students)
Can be adapted for: Lecture - Small (<30 students), Recitation/Discussion Session, Lab, Studio
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Topics Mechanics, Electricity / Magnetism, Waves / Optics, Thermal / Statistical, Modern / Quantum, Mathematical, Astronomy, Other Science, Pedagogy
Instructor Effort Medium
Resource Needs Clickers / polling method, Cost for students
Skills Designed for: Conceptual understanding
Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations, Metacognition
Research Validation Based on research into: theories of how students learnReferences coming soon
Demonstrated to improve: attendanceReferences coming soon
Studied using: research at multiple institutionsReferences coming soon, research by multiple groupsReferences coming soon, peer-reviewed publicationReferences coming soon
Compatible Methods Peer Instruction, PhET, UW Tutorials, JiTT, Ranking Tasks, ILDs, CGPS, Physlets, Context-Rich Problems, RealTime Physics, TIPERs, ABP Tutorials, SCALE-UP, Modeling, OSP, SDI Labs, OST Tutorials, ISLE, Thinking Problems, Workbook for Introductory Physics, LA Program, LEPS, CAE TPS, Lecture-Tutorials, Astro Ranking Tasks, MBL, New Model Course, CPU, SCL, TEFA, CU Modern, CU E&M, CU QM, QuILTs, IQP, Thermal Tutorials, Mechanics Tutorials, Paradigms, Tools for Scientific Thinking, PI QM, M&I, Tutorials, MOP, Responsive Teaching
Similar Methods Peer Instruction, CAE TPS, TEFA, PI QM
Website http://stemclickers.colorado.edu
Intro Article Research-based Practices For Effective Clicker Use